George Chugg1

#49639, b. 28 September 1815, d. 11 June 1891

Individual's Timeline

Christening28 September 1815George Chugg1,2
Marriage15 March 1851George Chugg3
Death of Father28 June 1858John Chugg4
Probate14 October 1858John Chugg
Death RegMarch 1884Jane Chugg5
Marr RegDecember 1884George Chugg6
Death11 June 1891George Chugg7
Probate24 September 1891George Chugg

Primary events

  • Christening: George Chugg was christened on 28 September 1815 in Ilfracombe, Devon, England.1,2
  • Marriage: He married Jane Clogg on Saturday, 15 March 1851 in Wesleyan Chapel, Ilfracombe?, Devon, England, when they were 40 years ~&~ 35 years, 5 months and 15 days old. Confirmed bride's name from the newspaper report of the marriage.3
  • Death of Father: His father John Chugg died on 28 June 1858 in Ilfracombe, England.4
  • (Admin_beneficiary_2) Probate: In 1858 George Chugg became one of the administrators named in the probate documents of John Chugg; The estate was valued at £100.
  • (Widow) Death Reg: By the death of Jane Chugg, George became a widower in the quarter ended March 1884. He was 68 years and 5 months at the time; Said to be 79?5
  • Marr Reg: The marriage of George and Elizabeth Kiff was registered in the quarter ended December 1884 in the Barnstaple registration district.6
  • Death: George died on 11 June 1891 in Highfield House, Ilfracombe, Devon, England, (Aged 75 years, 8 months and 14 days, worked back from recorded birth date).7
  • Burial: He was buried on 15 June 1891 in Mortehoe, Devon, England.8
  • Probate: His estate was probated on 24 September 1891. Thomas Chugg was the administrator and/or the beneficiary. The estate was valued at £303.

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: George was a gardener.

Census details

Research Notes

  • Research note 01: George was shown as married in the 1851 census, but his wife is not with him..
  • Research note 02: George may have been with Mary CHUGG aged 26 and Mary Elizabeth, newborn, in Mortehoe in 1841 - BUT this is most likely the farmer who was born in Mortehoe (found in 1861 census in Mortehoe).

Child of George Chugg and Jane Clogg

Family of George Chugg and Elizabeth Kiff


  1. Find my past web sites, online or, Parish Record Collection - Baptism Record
    Surname:      Chugg
    Forenames:      George
    Father's Forename:      John
    Mother's Forename:      Jane
    Father's Occupation:      Yeoman
    Year:      1815
    Month:      Sep
    Day:      28
    Abode:      Parish
    Parish:      Ilfracombe
    Town Or City:      
    County:      Devon
    Record source:      Devon Baptisms - Transcripts
    Data provider:      Devon Family History Society.
  2. Parish register entries 1813-1837 printed index, by unknown, printout of burials supplied by DFHS.
  3. Find my past web sites, online or, British Newspapers 1710-1950

    Publication:North Devon Journal

    Publication date:Thursday 20 March 1851

    Article text:"Oilman, Mr. George Chugg, ofKerpit Farra,j in the parish of Iltracombe, yeoman, to Miss Jane' Clogg, of I Marwood.
  4. Website ( "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966 about John Chugg
    Name:      John Chugg
    Probate Date:      14 Oct 1858
    Death Date:      28 Jun 1858
    Death Place:      Devon, England
    Registry:      Exeter."
  5. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online, Chugg      Jane      79      Barnstaple      5b     330.
  6. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online, KIFF      Elizabeth            Barnstaple      5b     887.
  7. Website ( "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966 about George Chugg
    Name:      George Chugg
    Probate Date:      24 Sep 1891
    Death Date:      11 Jun 1891
    Death Place:      Devon, England
    Registry:      Exeter.
  8. Find my past web sites, online or, First name(s)      George
    Last name      Chugg
    Age      75
    Birth year      1816
    Death year      1891
    Burial year      1891
    Burial date      15 Jun 1891
    Denomination      Anglican
    Burial place      Mortehoe
    County      Devon
    Country      England
    Archive      South West Heritage Trust
    Archive reference      3834A/PR/1/6
    Record set      Devon Burials
    Category      Life Events (BDMs)
    Subcategory      Deaths & burials
    Collections from      United Kingdom.
  9. Free parish registers, online,      Devon
    Place     East Down
    Church     St John
    RegisterNumber     713
    BaptismDate     21 Jun 1868
    Forename     Mary Anne
    Sex     F
    FatherForename     George
    MotherForename     Jane
    FatherSurname     CHUGG
    MotherSurname     CHUGG
    Abode     Eastdowne
    FatherOccupation     Labourer
    FileNumber     29036.